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FOLLOWERS

06/07/10

As it rained yesterday I spent some time attempting to bring my site up to scratch. It’s a slow process. I fumble my way around the technological world with very…

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EXAMS

06/06/10

It’s June, I have two children of secondary school age and yet no one is revising. It’s not that I have bred teenagers with a devil may care attitude reminiscent…

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PEACE AND QUIET

06/03/10

It’s so peaceful. The dawn chorus is long since complete but still the birds sing, uninterrupted by any man made sound. I know little of bird song but even I…

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ADDICTED TO FACEBOOK

06/01/10

I am addicted to facebook. I would like to say that I am an avid user but I suspect that addiction is closer to the truth. I check my page…

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NOT PACKING

05/30/10

Picture the scene. I am sitting at my kitchen island drinking freshly made latte and reading the lifestyle section of the paper. In wanders my husband. He stands for a…

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WETTING THE BABY’S HEAD

05/28/10

I am nothing if not a creature of habit. On Fridays I clean my house. And it’s boring. Really, deeply dull. So as I beetle about the place moving things…

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LIFE’S SIMPLE PLEASURES

05/26/10

Everyone in my house is awfully excited. Next week it’s half term and we are making our annual pilgrimage to Centerparcs. We’ve been almost every year for 12 years and…

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KIM AND HER COMPETITION

05/24/10

One of my weekend tasks is to think of a subject matter for my blog. This week I thought I had it sussed. We were going to a rounders tournament…

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CARRYING A TUNE

05/19/10

For the last three weeks I have been singing with a church choir in Ilkley. They were looking for new members and one of their sopranos, who knew that I…

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COMMENTS

05/18/10

Having received a number of complaints that it was prohibitively difficult to leave a comment on my blog, I have fiddled with it and now it appears to be much…